[ik-skloo-suh-viz-uh m, -zuh-] /ɪkˈsklu səˌvɪz əm, -zə-/
the practice of being .
[ik-skloo-siv, -ziv] /ɪkˈsklu sɪv, -zɪv/ adjective 1. not admitting of something else; incompatible: mutually exclusive plans of action. 2. omitting from consideration or account (often followed by of): a profit of ten percent, exclusive of taxes. 3. limited to the object or objects designated: exclusive attention to business. 4. shutting out all others from a […]
[eks-koj-i-teyt] /ɛksˈkɒdʒ ɪˌteɪt/ verb (used with object), excogitated, excogitating. 1. to think out; devise; invent. 2. to study intently and carefully in order to grasp or comprehend fully. /ɛksˈkɒdʒɪˌteɪt/ verb (transitive) 1. to devise, invent, or contrive 2. to think out in detail
[eks-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buh l] /ˌɛks kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl/ adjective 1. liable or deserving to be , as a person. 2. punishable by excommunication, as an offense.
[verb eks-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt; noun, adjective eks-kuh-myoo-ni-kit, -keyt] /verb ˌɛks kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪt; noun, adjective ˌɛks kəˈmyu nɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), excommunicated, excommunicating. 1. to cut off from communion with a church or exclude from the sacraments of a church by ecclesiastical sentence. 2. to exclude or expel from membership or participation in any group, […]